Carpenter earnings by seniority

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

Carpenter salary by state

State Name Average Salary
Alaska $56,041
Alabama $35,512
Arkansas $33,418
Arizona $36,891
California $56,770
Colorado $46,702
Connecticut $56,390
District of Columbia $52,630
Delaware $47,520
Florida $38,760
Georgia $38,910
Guam $31,410
Hawaii $63,520
Iowa $42,660
Idaho $33,105
Illinois $51,603
Indiana $47,970
Kansas $39,978
Kentucky $39,110
Louisiana $44,410
Massachusetts $57,210
Maryland $46,320
Maine $41,420
Michigan $45,410
Minnesota $50,430
Missouri $54,370
Mississippi $36,770
Montana $41,950
North Carolina $37,180
North Dakota $40,760
Nebraska $37,180
New Hampshire $46,490
New Jersey $63,230
New Mexico $37,870
Nevada $48,730
New York $61,315
Ohio $47,940
Oklahoma $39,970
Oregon $45,590
Pennsylvania $40,289
Puerto Rico $18,830
Rhode Island $47,170
South Carolina $39,410
South Dakota $35,230
Tennessee $38,740
Texas $38,720
Utah $42,160
Virginia $42,080
Virgin Islands $51,210
Vermont $42,730
Washington $57,240
Wisconsin $47,610
West Virginia $40,140
Wyoming $47,140

How do carpenter salaries compare to similar careers?

Carpenters earn about the same as related careers in the United States. On average, they make less than drywall installers but more than stone cutters.

Career Median Salary
Drywall installer salary $41K
Pipelayer salary $39K
HVAC technician salary $40K
Electrician salary $40K
Maintenance worker salary $39K
Carpenter salary $39K
Roofer salary $37K
Construction painter salary $35K
Fork lift operator salary $35K
Stone cutter salary $34K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)